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Cutting Tools: World Markets, End-Users & Competitors: Forecasts to 2018

DUBLIN, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of a new report "Cutting Tools: World Markets, End-Users & Competitors: Forecasts to 2018" to their offering. 

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This four volume report analyzes the global market for cutting tools by total consumption value, demand trends, end-user markets, applications and competitors. Products covered include: solid tools and indexable inserts; milling, turning and drilling tools. Grades include carbide, HSS, ceramic, cermet, cBN/PcBN, and diamond. 

Products are analyzed by country and end-use markets. Market trends and forecasts are provided for the years 2013-2018. Historical data is also presented for the years 2009-2012 allowing for an in-depth analysis of the development of this market over a ten year period.

The report is presented in four volumes and contains over 300 pages and 300 tables and charts of vital information on the cutting tools market. Each volume is also sold separately. When sold separately, each volume comes with both the Technology Overview and the General Market Overview as well as each specific volume sections.

Scope of Coverage


  • Study Objectives
  • Methodology & Sources
  • Statistical Notes

Product Application Types

Milling Tools

  • End/Face Milling
  • Slotting/Slitting
  • Plunge Milling
  • Contouring
  • Profiling
  • Threading
  • Micromachining
  • Other

Turning Tools

  • ISO Turning
  • Parting/Grooving
  • Threading
  • Profiling
  • Micromachining
  • Other

Drilling Tools

  • Standard Depth Drilling
  • Deep Hole Drilling
  • Threading
  • Micromachining
  • Interchangeable Tip
  • Other

Cutting Tool Grades Covered

  • Cemented (Tungsten) Carbides
  • High-Speed Steel (HSS)
  • Ceramics
  • Cermets
  • cBN/PcBN
  • Diamond Tools

End-User Industries Covered

  • Aerospace
  • Alternative Energy
  • Automotive
  • Chemical Processing
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Defense/Military
  • Die & Mold
  • Electronic/Optoelectronic
  • General Machining
  • Medical/Research
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Paper & Pulp Industry
  • Power Generation
  • Railroads
  • Shipbuilding
  • Other

Workpiece Materials Covered

  • Cast Irons
  • Carbon Steels
  • Stainless Steels
  • High-Temperature/Super Alloys
  • Hardened Materials
  • Non-Ferrous Metals
  • Non-Metallics

Geographic Coverage

Each cutting tools market is specifically broken down by each of the following geographic regions:

  • China
  • United States
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Italy
  • France
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • Brazil
  • Russia
  • CIS
  • India
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Other EU
  • Other NAFTA
  • Other Europe
  • Other Asia/Pacific
  • Other Latin America
  • Rest of World

Key Topics Covered: 

Section One: Technology Overview

  • Global Technological Environment
  • Product Definitions
  • Cutting Tool Selection
  • Advances in General Machining Processes
  • Developments in Cutting Tool Grades
  • Coatings Overview
  • Technology Outlook

Section Two: Market Overview

  • Global Cutting Tools Market Overview
  • Technological Drivers
  • Techniques in Weathering a Down Market and Slow Recovery
  • Supply Chain Analysis
  • Regional Market Data and Analysis
  • Distribution Channels
  • Pricing
  • Cutting Tool Grade Trends
  • Micromachining
  • Tool Type
  • Workpiece Material
  • End-User Analysis
  • Relevant Legislation
  • Competitive Environment
  • Industry Trends & Forecasts

Section Three: Milling Tools Market Analysis

  • General Market Trends
  • Tool Type: Solid/Indexable
  • Milling Tool Market by Product Type
  • Workpiece Material
  • Cutting Tool Grade
  • Industry Trends and Forecasts

Section Four: Turning Tools Market Analysis

  • General Market Trends
  • Tool Type: Indexable
  • Turning Tool Market by Product Type
  • Workpiece Material
  • Cutting Tool Grade
  • Industry Trends and Forecasts

Section Five: Drilling Tools Market Analysis

  • General Market Trends
  • Tool Type: Indexable/Solid/Interchangeable Tip
  • Drilling Tool Market by Product Type
  • Workpiece Material
  • Cutting Tool Grade
  • Industry Trends and Forecasts

Section Six: Other Tools Market Analysis

  • General Market Trends
  • Tool Type: Indexable/Solid
  • Drilling Tool Market by Product Type
  • Workpiece Material
  • Cutting Tool Grade
  • Industry Trends and Forecasts

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Media Contact: Laura Wood, +353-1-481-1716, [email protected]

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